The 1984 Olympic Summer Games were a considerable success for the United States as both a host and competitor.
On January 25, 2017, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously voted to give its final approval to the city’s bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games.
The post-War era brought exponential growth to the San Fernando Valley, transforming the region into the quintessential suburbs.
As a mainstream news outlet in the 20th Century, it's probably not surprising that the Los Angeles Herald Express (later Herald Examiner) newspaper gave little coverage to the LGBT community.
Despite its plain, utilitarian design and basic functions (mainly stop, go and turn) Henry Ford’s Model T was the first automobile the average American could afford, and as more people became drivers, the romance with the car began. The steering wheel became a metaphor for independence: cho
Activist Malcolm X appears as a spectator during a 1964 court trial in Los Angeles. (Herald Examiner Collection)
Over at the LAPL Photo Collection, we were full steam ahead as always in 2014; processing collections, digitizing photos, acquiring new collections, mounting exhibits, coordinating programs, and assisting patrons with research and orders.